Tag «how-to»

7 Tips for Proper Office Etiquette

The average American spends almost 9 hours a day at work, so making sure that you get along with your co-workers is essential. That means being genuine, minding your manners, and keeping office etiquette in the forefront of your mind. Here are some tips that will help keep you in the good graces of your …

Balancing School and Work – Time-Saving Tips for Working Students

I made the decision to finish my degree at Colorado State University-Global Campus for a variety of reasons, but most importantly, the coursework is 100% online. As a mother of 3 children, a wife, and a full-time employee I knew that attending a traditional school would not work for me and my family. I knew …

How to Ace That Dreaded Phone Interview

Phone interviews can be scary.  How do you approach this intimidating situation and turn it to your advantage? How do you convey your value without meeting your potential employer face to face?  It’s not a situation in which all applicants thrive, but the good news is that there’s a lot you can do to tip …

How to Dress for an Interview

You may have the answers to the tough questions. You may have the right degree. You may even know you’re the right person for the job. But if you don’t dress appropriately, you may not find yourself getting a call back.  Here’s Lillian Kafka to walk you through the all-important practice of looking the part. There’s a …

How to Answer Tough Interview Questions

No one likes difficult interview questions, but they’re an inevitable truth in a highly competitive job market. Prospective employers will probably ask you things that will make you squirm in your chair. Google’s hiring managers are known to ask riddles – and some questions have no right answer. Others are ridiculous. “What kind of fruit would you …

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